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a remarkable scene in louisiana caught on camera, everything vanishing in 30 seconds but what caused it and could it happen near you. here's abc's matt gutman tonight. >> reporter: this is not an optical illusion. a stand of trees seemly melting into this swamp in louisiana is being swallowed into a massive sink hole, sucking everything down with it. watch those trees again dipping slowly at first and then quickly vanishing into the hole. scientists say it's more than a football field deep. it's near an old salt mine. workers were using water to dissolve and pump out the salt deep underground and eventually pumped out enough to make the ground give way. now the earth slowly moves into the cavern causing growing sink holes above. >> it's going to continue to grow until it finds a point where it can support itself. >> reporter: the sink hole appeared a year ago. 150 households were evacuated and the state is suing the company that mined the salt. sink holes are common and often occur naturally. this one in downtown guatemala city bore a hole big enough to swallow the statue of liberty.
of the house and a grand lady from louisiana, ms. lindy boggs. they was a pioneer and trail blazer for the state of louisiana. she served louisiana's second congressional district following the death of her husband, h lambings e boggs. she was the first woman to represent the state of louisiana in congress and founder of the congresswoman's caucus. mr. scalise: in tribute to her service as a pioneer for women, the congressional women's reading room is rightfully named in her honor down the hall. she was the first woman and only louisiana ambassador to the holy see in the tenure of pope john paul ii. lindy effortlessly balanced her role as a respected leader and loving mother. she loved her city of new orleans, in fact, lived on bourbon street for many of her later years in new orleans. she loved her beloved tulane university and in fact, just recently, she and her daughter cokie participated in a benefit for tulane university in new orleans. she's somebody who will be dearly missed and somebody who we are honored to have, to be able to call a former colleague of ours here in the ho
found that louisiana republicans appear confused about the aftermath of hurricane katrina which was in 2005. the poll asked who do you think was more responsible for the poor response. george w. bush or barack obama. 28% of the republicans said former president george w. bush who was in office at the time. but 29%, 1% more, said that president obama was responsible even notice he didn't take office for four more years. and 44% said they aren't sure who to blame. >>> well, dick cheney's daughter, liz, who is running for senate in wyoming, had to pay $220 fine for making a fault statement on an application for a fishing license about how long she lived in the state. she says it was all a misunderstanding. >>> and a new jersey corn maze gets political to draw attention. a farmer created a corn maze showing images of chris christie and barbara quinn, both candidate for governor. and that is your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> it's been five decades since martin luther king jr. gave his legendary speech. starting this week, people from all over will gather to celebrate. meli
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support itself. >> these dramatic images only the beginning of what could be in store in a louisiana bayou. what caused it? why it is not as uncommon as you might think. and later -- >> it's scary to think sthat soe one would try to sell something that has no gran of truth. >> a woman's hard earned weight loss used to sell get thin quick products without her approval. her campaign to take her image back. it's friday, august 23rd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good friday morning, everybody. tgif. look who's here. reena ninan filling in for diana. >> last time i was here you serenaded me with a song, cinco de mayo. >> no tequila, no guitars. good you are back. have a lot of fun. serious stuff to got to. syrian government right now offering a new explanation of the chemical attack that may have killed up to 1,000 people. deputy prime minister blaming foreign militants. >> he claims the attack had backing of israel and supporters in the west. the u.n. urging the syrian government to allow inspectors to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapon. here's abc's m
in a louisiana bank that ended in gunfire. the 0-year-old suspect opened fire on his hostages when officers entered the building. alina machado, good morning, what do we understand about the situation? >> reporter: good morning, chris. this remains an active scene. we've been seeing investigators coming and going from this bank all night combing through the evidence. louisiana state police have identified the alleged hostagetaker at 20-year-old fuwad abdu akmed. over the course of 20 hours he made several demands and released a female hostage but just before midnight local time something changed, the s.w.a.t. team stormed the bank because the gunman according to police this threatened to kill the hostages. now, akmed was shot dead. police say he shot both hostages before he was killed. those two hostages were taken to area hospitals where at least check they were listed in critical condition. >> alina supposedly one of the changes in the situation was that the suspect made known what he wanted. do we know what that was, what the agenda was here, if not money? >> reporter: we don't know exac
, with 10 million tuning in for the finale. their hometown is west monroe, louisiana. >> the show is a very effective sitcom. they managed to create a patina of authenticity around a show that i see very carefully shaped into a very familiar format. >> unlike the clampetts are they not only real people, but they still live in their hometown. one official tour invites people to duck into the city of monroe and follow the beards. the famously enkempt facial hair, i even felt bare when i met willie robertson this year. luckily the show is so popular, there's an app. for that. there is a dark side to this bayou business. many in hollywood's more traditional scripted tv comedies and drama see "duck dynasty" as a threat and an example of how tv entertainment is being dumbed down to the lowe common denominator. >> what we're seeing is there are all kinds of viewers watching some of these shows for different reasons. some watch them because they relate to the characters, and some people watch it to feel superior to the characters. the truth is for a & e's purposes, it doesn't matter why they watch,
at this video from louisiana where a sink hole swallows a group of trees, it happened yesterday. the sink hole appeared a year ago. it has grown to 24 acres. the state of louisiana blames it on the collapse of a salt dome cavern and sued two companies for the damage. 350 residents in the area are under a mandatory evacuation ord. >>> lawmakers in arkansas are considering a ban on body art. they sent a bill to the governor that bans dermal implants and some tattoos. lawmakers approved the ban for health reasons and to control infections. the bill does not state what kinds of tattoos would be prohibited. >>> used iphones are fetching high prices but that could change. they are paying $300 for iphone 5 in good condition but apple is expected to debut their new iphone 5s and iphone c. it will come in a range of colors, blue, yellow, red and green. demand for the new iphones could flood the market driving down the amount you could get for one. >>> suspicious device shut down a los angeles freeway this morning. they found what looked like a pipe bomb. the crew called authorities and the bomb squad w
into a sinkhole beneath a louisiana bayou. water rushing down beneath the trees like a drain. >> makes you wonder how does something like this happen and could it happen near you? abc's matt gutman went in search of answers. >> they're moving. they're moving, john. >> reporter: this is not an optical illusion. a standard tree, seemingly, melting into the swamp in bayou corridor, louisiana, being swallowed into a massive sinkhole, sucking everything down with it. watch the trees again -- dipping slowly at first then quickly vanishing into the hole. scientists say more than a football field deep. the sinkhole near an old salt line. workers using water to dissolve and pump out the salt. eye vently they pumped out enough to give the ground way. and the earth moves into the cavern causing ever growing sinkholes above. >> it will continue to grow where it finds a point where it can support itself. >> reporter: the sinkhole appeared a year ago. 150 household were evacuated. now the state is suing the company that mined the salt. but sink holes are common. and often occur naturally. this one in downtown
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just as a sinkhole swallowed up a group of trees. can you believe that? that's from louisiana where a sinkhole appeared in the assumption parish waterway last year prompting a mandatory evacuation. since then state and federal agencies have been monitoring it. i bet they want to keep a close eye on it, lynette, that's pretty incredible, huh >> >> yeah, it's pretty cool looking, like somebody flushed the toilet and the trees went down it. i see charley looking at megan there. satellite and radar not picking up on a whole lot of rainfall out there or the thunderstorms or the showers. we had that move through overnight, but we we are looking at still some clouds out there. but look at the back edge there, we'll start to get a few breaks the in the clouds as we go thout the day. with that we'll get some sunshine out there. we can see what's going on in manchester right now, exactly what i'm talking about, we're seeing some clouds but also a few breaks in the clouds and that will be the name of the game as we go throughout this afternoon. and that's what's going to give us the potential
: take a look at this video out of louisiana. cameras were rolling just as a sink hole swallowed a group of trees and by you corner. the cinco appeared in this assumption parish waterway last year prompted a mandatory evacuation. since then, state and federal entities have been monitoring it. --bayou co rne. >>darya: up next on the kron4 morning news. former patriot air and hernandez is back in court today. we'll tell you what is expected from the hearing. cut! i have no idea whats's going on. maybe you're the original really big chicken com, with curly fries and a drink for just $3.99. why the cowboyat? you're the barbecue chicken combo with two chicken patties, bacon, cheese, and barbecue sauc you also come with curly fries and a drink for $39. bubbles! i have no idea what's going on. >>mark: new this morning. the lawyer for the man accused of killing a chp officer in a carjacking and las vegas says there's more to the story that has been told so far but he is not elaborating. james r. robert montgomery from tustin california will appear in court today is accused of jumping into an off
've had reports that made the news about dogs shot in buffalo, chattanooga, louisiana, police shoot hundreds of dogs in this country every year. the question is should we be providing training about this and how to deal with these dogs? every time you do more training you're talking about more money. but this is not--i'm surprised this particular case has drawn so much attention without seeing the bigger picture. a writer has done a terrific job oon the militarization of the place, disrespecting civil rights. the woman who was arrested for filming the police while standing on the porch of her own home. that's the larger problem. i agree with you and ana, cenk, that the guy was haranguing the cops and behaving in a way that would likely get him in trouble, he had aer right to film what was going on, but the larger question is how often these incidents happen and why? >> cenk: in that case, look, i saw the video. the reason they shot the dog because the dog was jumping towards the cop. it's a rot we'ller. >> i'm not sure they needed to shoot the dog. >> cenk: if i have a rottweiler ju
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's a special effect but this is as real as it gets. >> going all in. wow. this happened in the louisiana bayou. the sink hole was discovered last august and been growing since. the video shot by director of homeland security. john, your video is incredible. you shot it with an iphone, 3.8 million people have viewed it since posted on wednesday. take us through what is happening, you are standing there and wow? >> we were at the site earlier that afternoon. that is what we call a burp on the sink hole where debris and hydro carbon came up and we were following up late that afternoon on that burp, and we saw indications that we were going to have a slough in and i happened to have my phone with me, and i shot that video. >> ever see anything like this before? >> i have. this is not the first time i saw it slough in. it was the first time i was able to video it, and it gave me the indications that it was going to happen, to have my iphone ready. so i've seen it before but this is the first time i caught it on video. >> how big is this now? >> it's, my estimate it was 24 acres before this active t
: on the coasts of louisiana, contraflow goes in to effect. what that means is that major roads that normally go this to the city, are then forced out. so people can evacuate. >> a kim of roads open for emergency vehicles, the major systems, interstate systems are all the going away from new orleans. >> reporter: in 2008. contraflow sending vehicles way from the city. >> we are only major city that ever did a full scale evacuation and it works. >> reporter: because the he whack vague location signs were so simple then, people were confuse about where to go. the city hopes that the sculptures around town will help. >> i think it's an excellent idea. eespecially because people are aware of those places. >> reporter: her home in the lower ninth ward was under 10 feet of water during hurricane katrina, the sculptures of safety are i a welcome sign. >> if they say it's time to go i was time to go. we surrounded by water all over. >> reporter: a city with creativity and a mission to never leave their citizens trapped again. robert ray, al gentleman sear, a new orleans. >> michael is here with a look a
claiming that the members host: that is an "politico" this morning. we began with a call from louisiana on our republican line. linda, who would you like to see nominated? >> i tell you what, i think any of our servicemen should be awarded. disappointed on some of the names. oprah winfrey has never done anything for anybody's freedom. she has, like obama, only done her share to divide the country. i am sick and tired of all the commotion going on in washington with obama. as far as i'm concerned, he does not even have the right to award anybody anything. he needs to be out of office. is linda in louisiana. this is james in rome, georgia. democrats line. medal: i would award the of honor to all of the peacemakers, the people who are trying to stop these wars that are going on. what you learn from this -- the peacemakers are the ones who shall inherit the earth. all you hear about it the republicans talking about warmongering. john mccain interfering in other people's business and things. need a department of peace. thank you. host: some of the other recipients that president obama has aw
the suspect took three people hostage yesterday afternoon. happened in a bank in northeastern louisiana right on the mississippi border. the gunman eventually let one woman go. but the cops say the guy complained to them that he had voices in his head. and blamed his ex-girlfriend's family for inserting some sort of device in his brain he has mad at people. he was mad at people that he said were mean to him. >> mean to him. the standoff went on for nearly 12 hours. when the suspect told negotiators he was planning to kill his remaining hostages, state police stormed the building. investigators say the gunman shot both of the hostages. killed one, wounded the other. and then police shot him dead i mentioned the cartoon he apparently posted on his facebook several days ago. a police negotiator who can't be bothered to save a hostage. investigators say they also found a list of demands in the gunman's bank. the shooter did not want anybody to arrest him or providemental health treatment. competed to see who could give him the best campaign killers. that accusation today from debbie roe the singe
... this happened yesterday... b >>> amazing video out of louisiana. check out this group of trees swallowed up by a sinkhole. in a matter of seconds, those large tall trees disappeared under water. yeah. looks unreal, doesn't it? it happened yesterday. the sinkhole appeared last year. the cameras were rolling because crews have been monitoring it. there you go. they were swallowed up. >>> good morning, everyone. the a's hit the road for two series against play-off contenders beating the league's bottom feeders is a -- sure. sure. [ pause ] >> well -- >> had a few technical difficulties. >>> good morning, everybody. the a's -- >> harken, do we hear her? >> we'll get back to kim in just a moment. but we do have the play of the day from major league baseball. by the way, both the a's and giants lost yesterday. new york yankees pitcher david huff rushed after a bunt gloved it to first base for the out. how about that? he just snares it with the old glove. gets the man at first. the yankees went on to beat the blue jays 4-2. that's a nice play. >>> erratic, erratic. it's horrendous out there. >> h
desaparecieron de la faz de la tierra en louisiana y una cÁmara fue testigo de este imponente fenÓmeno literalmente se los tragÓ la tierra cuando se abrio un agujero en medio de una inundaciÓn obligando a evacuar a decenas de residentes. >> y aquÍ estÁ nuestro meteorÓlogo eduardo rodrÍguez con el pronÓstico del tiempo, hola bienvenido eduardo ¿cÓmo te va?. >> ¿quÉ tal? bÁrbara. >> que tal, gracias adelante. >> va a continuar lloviendo en la parte sur del paÍs, una pequeÑa perturbaciÓn, buena parte estado de la florida sur de georgia y toda la regiÓn con algunos avisos y alertas de inundaciones, las temperaturas siguen por encima de 90 grados en toda la zona se lleva el rÉcord texas con valores que en calas y algunos sectores llegan a 95 y 96. >> y estÁ pasando un frente frÍo y prÓximos cielos totalmente despejados y sin lluvias pero todavÍa queda en 86 para maÑana a partir de pasado maÑana nueva york y gran parte de la ciudad de nordeste de 79 a 83 grados pero repito con temperaturas de 85 a 86. >> chicago que tanta lluvia ha tenido hoy, 79 la mÁxima para maÑan
sinkhole that swallowed a bunch of trees in a louisiana bayou. it happened yesterday in a waterway west of new orleans. officials say they noticed the sinkhole last year and ordered a mandatory evacuation of the year. look at this. state and federal agencies have reportedly been monitor being it ever since. cameras happened to be rolling, they tell us, when the hole opened up and sucked down the trees. nobody got hurt. >>> at least 30 people are hurt after a massive waves crashed into a coastline. they top our news around the world in 80 seconds. >> shepard: china. those waves the result of a major storm swelling the incoming tide that rushed into a narrow inlet, smashing a riverbank and ripped up part of a seawall in the east. state media report the water shot up to 60 feet high. crews rushed the injured onlookers to hospitals. >>> greece. crews battled a huge wildfire that charred some 1500 acres on a popular vacation island. an official says this could be the latest in a series of fights that arsonists have started this summer. >>> haiti. folks in puerto princ grocery store worker is
] >> but louisiana is a neighboring state to his. he should know. >> stephanie: a voice called out, or louisiana, and by the way -- ♪ you are an idiot >> stephanie: that was just not a onetime oops thing. i can think of at least three -- see what i did, because remember he couldn't -- there were three departments of the government -- [♪ circus music ] >> stephanie: see what i did there. all right. okay. i was mentioning to karl about -- [♪breaking news theme] >> stephanie: -- the just when you think this can't get more ridiculous, so the president should have apparently shut his pie hole about trayvon martin, but who he really should be defending is the radio clown in missouri. >> right. >> i see. >> stephanie: he is not telling people to relax and not be so politically correct and blah blah. mediaite rights it seems only yesterday when -- a new day as dawned, the conservative media has found something of sufficient gravity, a rodeo clown who has drawn the attention of missouri -- rush limbaugh just called all of those people wuss. i love [ inaudible ]'s piece on this -- because peggy noo
at louisiana governor bobbie gindel. this after he had earlier ripped into kentucky senator rand paul. is this healthy or self-destructive. joining us now with our political insiders. so there were no cameras in this one address. let's put it up on the screen what chris christie said. quote, i think we have folks who think they have to be college professors. i like that one. for our ideas to win we have to govern and if we don't win we don't govern. i am going to do anything i need to do to win. what do you think? >> that's politics 101. the larger issue we have are the republicans who are very unpopular have stark divisions on obamacare and on defense and on nsa. but bottom line, greg, when you have got a very unpopular president to have a circular firing squad doesn't make a lot of sense. >> but he tried to rationalize it today and said it is hill thee to have -- it is healthy to have these debates. >> we have a bunch of candidates running like little candidates and we knew they would be talking about the vast american people and the political class and not one of these candidates i
a look at this video out of louisiana. cameras were rolling just as a sinkhole swallow a group of 25 trees near the community of grand bayou. they just fall down there. hundreds of surrounding homes have been evacuate. state and federal agencies are continuing to monitor the situation. so bizarre. >> wow. all right. time is 8:52. robbers posing as pg&e workers in another bay area neighborhood. why the victims are not suspicious when these men knocked on their door. good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be great if all devices had backup power? the chevrolet volt does. it's ingeniously designed to seamlessly switch from electricity to gas to extend your driving range. no wonder volt is america's best-selling plug-in. that's
has the deals with university of oklahoma, texas and louisiana. >>> coming up on "kilmeade & friends", we're bragging, we have maria molina to preview the day. >> we should be eating cheeseburgers with the "fox & friends" logo on top of the buns. let's look at the weather conditions quickly, because we have some extreme weather out west. we have more than 50 wildfires right now burning from states like parts of nevada and parts of california and even up into sections of montana. so very widespread out there. one of the reasons is because we do have severe to even extreme drought out here. we have dry brush in place that can help to fuel the many wildfires and the weather conditions is not helping the situation. we have low humidity, strong winds in excess of 35 miles per hour and possible thunderstorms that are of the dry type. so that rain would evaporate before reaching the ground and also, they can produce lightning strikes which themselves can actually strike up some new wildfires. so that's something we're keeping an eye on. fire weather watches in effect out there. isolated sho
, louisiana. this is a sinkhole in -- it's now consumed 25 acres, and if you're looking for an all-natural weed whacker, this is it. man, that thing just takes these trees down. it's part of a series of underground caverns are collapsing. they call these a series of burps. well, excuse me. all right. let's show you what else we've got as far as your weather is concerned. here in the northeast we have some showers moving in. we may see rain on the plaza in just a bit, part of this coffee that is going to be bringing some showers and thunderstorms throughout the northeast. some storms could produce some locally heavy rainfall, and then it pushes on out. and we've got cooler weather coming. we'll get to your local forecast in just 30 seconds. your local forecast in just 30 seconds. re. and so is giving him real tasty food. now there's new so good! dog food from iams. some leading brands contain sugar, or dyes, or artificial preservatives. ♪ [ dog whimpers ] but so good! from iams has 100% wholesome ingredients and none of those other things. now that's real love. and so is that. new
and one hostage dead in a louisiana bank. what we are learning from police about the suspect's family and a possibly motive. >>> egypt's bloodiest days since the historic revolution. i'll ask the egyptian ambassador at the top of the hour. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>>ist the law of the land an an increasingly seems to be as troubled as it is controversial. we're talking about obama care implementation of one part of the law has now been delayed by the president, and it's not such a first initial glitch. our white house correspond dan lostian is joining us now in our american solutions segment. dan, what's going on right now with obama care? >> wolf, first of all, it's a very complicated law, as you know, and there are now these delays. what it does is it gives critics more ammunition, more reasons to discredit the law, and to remind americans that the president over-promised. >> when president obama was selling health care reform, part of the pitch included this promise. >> we'll place a limit on how much you can be charged for out of pocket expenses. >> repor
into a sinkhole. this is crazy. it's in louisiana in the bayou country. the water churns as the unseen sinkhole underneath it opens up on the bayou floor. >> a local emergency official says the sinkhole is still active and that it continues to grow. but he adds that homes aren't in any danger for now, of course. even so an evacuate i i would as soas p i don't carallo heaw.'t carallo >> look at that. >> i can't imagine living anywhere near that. apparently this is a sinkhole, growing, growing, there just hasn't been dramatic video like this where the >> s youtube it. >> watch this video. >> youtube it. >>> coming up, the youngest player on the washington play plon the washington >> e thaliv >>> first, the story parents should see. the social networking site kids are flocking to. some a mt fi new ♪ you can't hear me and all you're ever going to be is mean ♪ ♪ why you got to be so mean >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by consumer cellular. ♪ all you're ever gonna be is mean ♪ ♪ why you got to be so mean >>> now to a hot new website that has some parents and experts
sinkhole in the louisiana just swallowing up the trees and the land in a matter of seconds. look. >> oh, that is a big hole. just gone. authorities say it is 25-acres across. likely hundreds of feet deep in some spots. and it is just been getting bigger and bigger. joining us now is the man who shot the incredible video. john beaudreau, assumption parish-offs of homeland security and director of emergency preparedness there. first of all this is apparently being blamed on salt mining. explain what caused it. >> it is a right adjacent to a salt dome where there's solution mining activities goes on the salt dome and this is caused due to a failed cavern to the salt outer wall. which is disturbed the, it is as much as 5,000 feet deep and has created the sinkhole. gregg: yeah. how did you know you weren't going to get swallowed up in this thing? it is so huge? >> well, this is, happened before. i observed this before and, was familiar with what was going to happen. so, this is just a, the first time we actually captured it on video but i have seen this before. so, i was quite confident on w
, louisiana. this sinkhole has been expanding for over a year. officials think it was caused by the drilling of a well into an underground salt mine. it's shocking to watch this happen just before your eyes and after a while it's like nothing happened. >> you're sure it wasn't a gator. >> sure it wasn't a gator-nado. >> i've watched "swamp people." >> we will have an investigation. >> shoot 'em, shoot 'em! i watch large amounts of reality shows. >> we need an intervention. indra, kate? >> believe me this is the least of my problems. >> no kidding. indra is keeping track of the latest forecast for us. >> good morning. i have good news for everyone in the midwest and northeast. it's going to take a little bit to get there but we're talking about a cold front making its way through the area today, ohio valley and into the mid-atlantic but this is good news because the cold front means cold temperatures behind it and we're going to be talking about sunshine, not today, the rain is today but tomorrow look at the beautiful weather expected to spread into the mid-atlantic so for the weekend 70s and
in the south like louisiana, mississippi. you know, what's happening in some of those states in terms of -- is that helping or hurting? >> that's a really important point. this is kind of one of the interesting demographic changes in america over the last 25 years. richard vedder is the expert on this who you'll hear from later. traditionally, immigrants have shunned the south other than texas. in fact, that's been a problem for growth in the south for a hundred, since the end of the civil war. now you're seeing dixie attracting the immigrant states like north carolina. one of the states that has had the biggest percentage increase in immigration over last 15 years has been georgia. and georgia actually has become a high growth state. and this gets to the point people ask are immigrants more attracted to a state that has high welfare went fits -- benefits or to a state that has jobs. and so we rooked at some of -- we looked at some of this evidence, and what we found was on balance immigrants are much more likely to go to states with low unemployment rates than they are to go to the s
at the internal workings of the nsa. join us for that segment. --ghing in this morning art, louisiana, thanks for handing out -- holding on. caller: i want to talk about these who have been sending classified documents. i have been in the military, and looking at what is taking place, it is clear to me that the chain of custody of this information should never have gotten to the point where this private have access to just hand that's left over. what in the world happened there? i used to have chain of custody of everything that came in, top- officers wouldnd pick it up and we would go through the channels. everything is not commended an inventory. i do not hit it because how could this private walk out of like snowden there and nobody seemed to miss the documents? these folks that are calling in and talking about their constitution -- they do not have a clue what the constitution is, what it means, and the only thing i can say for them is those folks in the middle east, they have that. rest of electronic equipment. if you can gary teen your self that -- if you can guarantee your self that th
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